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Samurai-Styled Rings
James Binnion Uses Ancient Japanese Metal Art to Create Wedding Bands


By: Meghan Young (Superstar) Sep 20, 10
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History can make something that is already beautiful into something extraordinary—just check out James Binnion’s stunning wedding bands. They were created via an ancient Japanese technique used to craft samurai swords.

According to James Binnion, “Mokume gane is a metalworking technique developed in Japan approximately three to four hundred years ago, in which two or more layers of metal are permanently joined together in alternating layers to form a stack (or billet).” Check out the stunning results in the gallery above.



Source: gizmodo
Readmore: mokume-gane



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